IEC 62133:2012 Withdrawn

Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Safety requirements for portable sealed secondary cells, and for batteries made from them, for use in portable applications

Note: this publication has been replaced by IEC 62133-1:2017 IEC 62133-2:2017


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IEC 62133:2012 is available as IEC 62133:2012 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.

IEC 62133:2012 specifies requirements and tests for the safe operation of portable sealed secondary cells and batteries (other than button) containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolyte, under intended use and reasonably foreseeable misuse. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- update of assembly of cells into batteries (5.5);
- addition of design recommendations for lithium system only (5.6.2);
- separation of nickel systems and lithium systems (Clause 6);
- addition of specific requirements and tests for lithium systems (Clause 8);
- addition of charging of secondary lithium-ion cells for safe use (Annex A). The contents of the corrigendum of June 2013 have been included in this copy.

Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2012-12-06
Withdrawal date2017-02-07
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 21/SC 21A - Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytesrss
ICS29.220.30 - Alkaline secondary cells and batteries
Stability date  2017
File size2532 KB

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